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good morning. a man is hospitalized with life- threatening injuries after he was randomly stabbed inside a santa rosa movie theater late yesterday. we will tell you about the man police have in custody, and how he could be connected to another recent stabbing here in the city. several people are now in custody in connection with bombings in istanbul that have now claimed the lives of 43 people. the new information we are learning just this morning about the three men who carried out those attacks. 7:00 this thursday morning, june 30th. i am gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i am dave clark. we are still following the breaking news from the washington, d.c. area. joint base andrews still on lockdown right now. you're looking at a live picture. this is because of an active shooter in that area. these are live pictures near the base. the base is about a few miles
southeast of washington, d.c. in maryland. >> we have learned a few new details about the situation. we will bring those to you now. base officials just tweeted the incident is ongoing at an air force hospital there at the base. they have asked everyone on the base to shelter in place. base officials also just revealed an active shooter drill was set to take place today, but this happened before that drill could take place. we do have a fox sister station in washington, d.c. it is reporting the base officials say they did not need any help from local police. some might read that as perhaps they have the situation under control or somehow contained themselves. >> yeah. you may remember joint base andrews, that's where the president flies into and out of on air force one. the president is not scheduled to fly out of the base today. again, these are live pictures. we will keep monitoring the situation, bring you updates as they become available. here at home we will also help get you where you need to
go by first checking your weather and traffic. steve paulson is talking to us about a bit of a cool-down. >> we had some yesterday. others, it's not going to change, dave and gasia. for coast and bays, 60s and 70s. warmer after a cool down yesterday. foggy in the hills over sonoma. well, that will burn off, but some that have low cloud deck with us out over the bay and it will retreat back to the coast. mostly sunny i would think tonight. giants-a's 63. take a jacket or sweatshirt. the fog is there. not as thick as it was or making a pronounced inland push as it did yesterday. fairfield 10. yesterday it was 23 at this time. that's a big difference. 50s, 60s, on the temps. 40s for some. thunderstorm activity over the sierra should stay east and south. it looks better conditions sky- wise into the holiday weekend. fog on the coast and it will ramp up on the weekend.
50s to 90s. sal, 7:03. what do you have, sir? >> we have slow traffic out there. we will start off with 280 in santa 280 san jose. past 17 it gets a little bit better. northbound 101 is slow, and so is 85. nothing too major. what you would expect on the way to sunny, cupertino, and mountain view this morning. as we move over to the peninsula, not a big delay here on 880 or 101. peninsula east bay heading south there. bay bridge toll plaza backed up for a 20, maybe a 25-minute delay before you make it onto the bridge. at 7:03 let's go back to the desk. this morning santa rosa police are investigating what they describe as a random attack inside a movie theater. the victim was stabbed a number of times and suffered life- threatening injuries. alex savidge in santa rosa where police are trying to
figure out, alex, if this unprovoked attack is connected to another random stabbing just a few days ago in that same city? >> reporter: right. and they have a man in custody. police do. they are questioning him and trying to figure out if this man is responsible for two random stabbings in santa rosa that happened over the last few days. the latest attack inside the roxy theater in santa rosa. it happened about 4:00 in the afternoon yesterday. it happened during a showing of the movie the shallows. a man with a knife came up behind another movie goer and stabbed that stabbed that man several times in the throat and chest. investigators say the 23-year- old attacker then tossed the knife in a trash can and calmly walked out of the theater. officers arrested the man though a short time later. the victim was rushed to the hospital with serious and life- threatening injuries. now, this morning santa rosa police are trying to figure out if the attacker from the movie
theater yesterday might be the same person who stabbed a homeless man to death earlier this week. it was an unprovoked attack, and in that case the victim was apparently stabbed 50 times as he slept in a doorway in downtown santa rosa. so far police have not identified the man they have in custody, but again they are apparently questioning him potentially in connection with both of these random attacks. one here at the theater and one in downtown santa rosa. we are waiting for more information on this investigation from santa rosa police and we will let you know when we hear back from them. >> thank you. to the east bay. out of oakland highway patrol officers are searching for a vehicle involved in an early morning police chase. we have new video we will share from the scene of that crash near macarthur avenue and 100th avenue in east oakland. the chp cruiser hit a fire hydrant and three parked cars before coming to rest on a
sidewalk next to the building. it began 2:30 this morning on 580. it ended on city streets in oakland. the passenger was spraying a fire extinguisher. new developments this morning about the istanbul terror attack. a turkish official said the death toll climbed from 42 to 43. a palestinian woman died from her injuries. meantime, turkish police ride raided the homes of suspected isis militants in istanbul and in a coastal city along the aegean sea. 13 people were taken into custody. the turkish government has identified the nationalities of the three suicide bombers. they were from russia, uzbekistan, and kyrgyzstan.
they hit the airport using weapons-grade explosives. turkey's prime minister said one attacker blew himself up outside and two others took advantage of all the panic to run inside with guns and even more bombs. one american was inside the terminal when all of that chaos occurred. >> what went through my head was the images you have from paris and orlando that they come around and shoot you now. and so it's a scare you have that they are coming for you. >> funerals are now being held for some of the victims. one of the first funerals is for a 25-year-old airport worker who had only been on the job a month and a half. of the 239 people injured in the attack, 41 are still in intensive care. 7:07. a large wildfire near san diego has now killed two people. the bodies were found yesterday afternoon in a rural area burned by that fire. >> it was heart-wrenching. i honestly haven't processed it yet. i am going to go home and cry
my eyes out. i cried a little bit with the girls. the image is burned in my retinas. >> the wildfire began a week and a half ago. it has burned through 7600 acres. the fire is 97% contained. volunteers have been looking for the couple. they disappeared ten days ago. now to the developing story out of the sierra foothills where a wildfire is growing. the fire has grown to 1264 acres, containment remains at 12%. right now thousands of homes and other buildings are threatened. evacuation orders remain in place between forrest hill and offshore breeze in placer and el dorado counties. it's tough for ground crews to get to the fire line, so they have been relying heavily on air attacks, but there was an interception in the firefight. calfire had to ground their plane because drones were spotted in the area. a new proposal to make city college of san francisco free
for students for the first time in 33 years. last night the board of supervisors voted to send the proposal to the full board. the board could vote on this as early as next month. if they approve the plan, a property tax measure would go before voters in november to help pay for it. a teenage girl from alameda county was severely injured in a house fire. the fire started at a home on griffin avenue in a neighborhood near hayward 8:30 yesterday morning. mike win was on his way to work when he noticed something going. he saw a 17-year-old boy safely outside the home lifting an 8- year-old boy out of the window, but they said a 16-year-old girl was still inside. that's when he decided to go in. >> i got about five, ten feet and the smoke was just too overwhelming. i could still hear her. she didn't seem that far away. i still feel bad i couldn't actually get to her. but the smoke was overwhelming.
i couldn't see anything. i couldn't breathe. so she had to back out of the window. >> the teenage girl was pulled out by firefighters. she was airlifted to santa clara county valley medical center. we are waiting for an update on her condition. 7:10. a man arrested for allegedly planning to attack a police station in ohio. in 20 minutes, we will tell you more about his bizarre plot that involved mannequins. and two dogs that were ready for adoption were mistakenly euthanized in shelters in contra costa county. how the shelter is responding to what happened. good morning. we are still looking at slow traffic all over the place, although 280 in san jose not the worst we have seen. it's slow getting up to highway 17. foggy for some. sunny for others. not much change coast and bay. inland temps look like they will bump up a few degrees today.
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contra costa animal services is launching an investigation into what led to two adoptable dogs being mace takingly euthanized. >> ktvu's brian flores is in martinez. tell us what shelter officials are saying about what happened. >> reporter: yeah, well, the shelter's director says she is simply heartbroken over what happened. they have launched an investigation. she reportedly said that once they conclude those findings into what happened it will be made public. now, one of the precursors to the video you are about to see, it will show you dogs in the shelter. they were not the dogs involved into what happened here. according to the bay area news group, it was a communications mishap that led to a four-year- old pit bull named barbie to be mistakenly euthanized two weeks ago. the agency has launched an investigation into what happened. they are looking into the case of another dog named tommy that
was put down about the same time. contra costa animal services director beth ward told the bay area news group this is especially heartbreaking because the shelter was working with a rescue organization to help save barbie. in a statement, it reads in part here, while we can not undo this terrible mistake, we will learn from it and improve our efforts to save as many lives as possible. some animal activists, including no kill contra costa, have expressed concern over this case. the group advocates for no-kill policy for the animal services shelter. the shelter said this year about 80% of animals that were brought to the county shelter made it out alive, and that's up about 45% in 2011. still though many questions into what happened. more also about the communications mishap. we have reached out to the
director and officials here at the shelter, but we have not heard back this morning. back to you. >> all right. brian, thank you. we will talk to you later. time now 7:15. a southern california school district they are going to pay a former student who dressed in a chicken suit millions of dollars. the kern high school district settled for $10.5 million with mitch carter who sued over injuries that he suffered six years ago at a bakersfield high school pep rally. now, he said he dressed as a chicken to mock the opposing team's mascot, but it was his own football team who attacked him after they thought he was shoving a fellow student. >> this is not a frivolous lawsuit. this is an important case and there is a young man that needs to be fairly compensated because he needs care for the rest of his life. >> the jury listened to my story and i'm thankful that the court system put in place a system that allowed me to get the help that i needed. >> the lawsuit claims carter
suffered a brain injury that resulted in slurred speech, disorientation and an injured pituitary gland. sal, when i was driving in the bart trains were already full. early risers aren't taking a super long holiday weekend? >> absolutely. what usually happens, gasia, is this transition day you will see signs of kind of a normal commute, and then near the end you start seeing things like, well, it's not quite as crowded on some freeways. it's kind of like -- there you go. this is highway 24. this is the platform here. maybe there aren't people on it because right now traffic is moving by pretty well. and sometimes on 24 we see a big backup here, but today it is just slightly better. so today you might not notice a difference, but trust me. it's getting a little bit better out there. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, that is backed up at the 880 ramps. just a little better today. as gasia mentioned, we have a lot of people going into the office today.
i think tomorrow on the friday before the 4th you might notice. i zoomed in my maps to the south bay to check out 680 near hoff stedder to make sure that congress fire hasn't affected traffic. it hasn't. northbound 101, the typical commute on 101 from capitol expressway past 880 is slow. 287 and 17. so it looks like a slightly slow and kind of normal-ish commute in the valley. speaking of the fourth of july, steve. >> yes? >> growing up in san francisco, you know that lots of times there was a fireworks show scheduled, but then the fog came in and you couldn't see it. >> i think that's exactly what's going to happen. the only relief would be the fog will be high enough, sal. that would be it. >> ic. >> it's going to be foggy. we also have, i think, a's fireworks saturday night. that should be okay. by the time we get into the weekend, there is going to be lower pressure moving into the north. that's going to push it farther inland. they could use it. there are 12 fires burning in
the state of california, unfortunately. the trailhead fire placer county a thousand acres, 12% contained. going to be hot today and tomorrow. it looks cooler saturday, sunday, into monday. so that should help. again we don't want any tropical clouds coming up. they are very close. some did move up the crest of the sierra. low clouds and fog over the bay. currently 50 with very thick fog and drizzle in daly city. that's for salaz well. he always asks about daly city. sounds like a typical summer morning to me. tonight giants-a's. mostly sunny. a westerly breeze to 20. 63 degrees. so probably similar to last night. low clouds are there putting on the brakes just on the northern sonoma coast around bodega bay and south of that is where the fog is, but there are some breaks. it will burn off sooner today. the water temps are cold. upper 40s, low 50s. the fog is not going away completely. we are not expecting a north or northeast breeze.
high pressure is going to nose in a teeny bit more so today than it did yesterday when it backed off slightly. 40s, 50s, to 60-degree temps. everyone is pretty close here. that's everyone. not everyone. everyone's pretty close. black hawk 56. concord 55. lafayette 52. san ramon 55. there are some cool readings. 41 truckee. if you are heading to the monsoons, it will be in the 80s. about 86, 87, and monday upper 70s, lower 80s. reno is hot, hot, hot. in the desert southwest it's going bonkers. what it? it being the monsoon. this is more moisture right now in parts of phoenix and tucson than they are getting in the deep south, including memphis and atlanta where the humidity factor is higher in arizona than it is in those areas. so that's the monsoon moisture. some of that could creep into southern california and maybe the sierra. i say that, but i think it will stay out of tahoe and truckee in the holiday weekend. it was close yesterday and the day before, but it's getting
pushed to the east. the fog looks like it will be rearing to go, especially as we heads towards saturday and monday. 102 clear lake. ukiah as well. 62 stinson beach. 68 sausalito. vallejo 83. they were 79 yesterday. have some fog up in sonoma. 80s to 90s. upper 90s for some. antioch, brentwood, oakley, can't get around it. livermore 83 yesterday. >> chilly for this time of year. >> yes. today 91. but dave, as you know, the east bay temps continue to be toasty. >> brutal. >> the santa clara valley 80s for some. mid 80s on the coast. 70s, low 80s on the peninsula. >> all right, steve, thank you. >> any time. 7:20. a 94-year-old richmond woman, i know her, too, she was attacked and robbed in her home. >> i fully expected he was going to kill me. he doubled up his fist and hit me a couple of times. >> up next, how she finally got
her room where she was asleep. she grabbed her cell phone, but the man took it from her. he then dragged her from the bed, down the hallway hitting her a number of times. she managed to get away. she locked herself in the bathroom while he went through the home and stole her things. >> i truly expected he was going to kill me. he doubled up his fist and hit me a couple of times on the sides of my face with all his might. >> police say the man stole an ipad, a laptop, a cell phone and a commemorative coin given to her by president obama for being the oldest park ranger in the united states. she says that coin is dear to her. she is hoping she can get it back. time is 7:24. attorney general loretta lynch says the current gun control debate between members of congress is encouraging. >> certainly i am delighted that members of congress on
both sides of the aisle are having these discussions. we do need to focus on keeping guns out of the hands of those who are not authorized to have them. >> now, lynch spoke yesterday in los angeles. it was a final stop of her national tour focusing on community policing. members of the house and senate have offered bipartisan proposals to boost gun control after the mass shooting at that nightclub in orlando. well, in the race for the white house there is a new fox news poll showing hillary clinton, the presumptive democratic nominee, is in the lead over her republican rival donald trump. the poll shows clinton leading trump 44 to 38 percent. back in may, trump led by 3%. the poll also finds just over half of republicans who were polled say they would rather have someone other than trump as their presidential nominee. meantime, donald trump has been focusing on fundraising and recently sent an e-mail to supporters asking them to help raise $10 million by today.
>> they said, donald trump's numbers -- first of all, i don't know why i need so much money. i go around. i make speeches. i talk to reporters. i don't even need commercials. why do i need these commercials? >> on the democratic side, president obama is expected to start campaigning for hillary clinton next week. the clinton campaign says they will talk about their vision for an america that is stronger together. police in cleveland, ohio are getting body cameras for the upcoming republican convention. taser international says it will loan 300 mounted units to the city for their officers. the four-day convention starts july 18th. it's expected to draw tens of thousands of people, including a number of protesters. the city plans to bring in thousands of officers from police departments across the country to help with security. uproar over the jail sentence of a former stanford hospital worker convicted of molesting patients. when we return, the length of time he will spend behind bars and the comparison to the brock
turner sexual assault case i. an innocent bystander is injured after a firework is thrown from a passing car in san jose. we will tell you about the incident and what police in san jose are doing to get illegal fireworks off the streets. good morning. we are looking at a commute that is getting a little bit slower in some of these areas. 237 some slow traffic as you get into the valley. well, for some, foggy, cold. there are those who get the sun. it will be warm to hot. we will have a breakdown and see what's in store for the weekend.
back now to breaking news out of the washington, d.c. area. joint base andrews still on lockdown right now. these are live pictures. there is a report of an active shootner the area. again these are live pictures you're looking at. >> these are coming from a helicopter near the area. base officials say that the incident is ongoing at an air force hospital on the base. it began about 6:00 our time. 9 a.m. eastern. we found out in the past 30 minutes or so that an active shooter drill was scheduled for today on the base. we are told, however, this call about essentially what is believed to be the real thing came in before the drill had a chance to start. we have a sister station? washington, d.c. it is reporting that base officials said they did not need assistance from local police and firefighters. that may indicate the situation
is contained. still, base officials are asking everyone on the base to shelter in place. we have some ground pictures we are working on bringing to you. we know that there are a number of emergency vehicles on the scene. they had their lights flashing. no sirens though. we are trying to gauge how serious this is. that might give you a little tiny bit of information. at this point no confirmed of shots fired or anyone injured. we learned from our sister station vice president joe biden was scheduled to fly out of that base for a trip to ohio this afternoon. so we'll keep an eye on everything for you, bring you updates as soon as they become available. 7:31. we will talk about the weather because it has been changing slightly for some. dramatically for others. steve paulson is here to sort it out. >> either cold or warm. really, if you are stuck in the fog, it's tough to get above really about 59 or low-mid 60s inland. low clouds, fog making somewhat
of a push. i think we had a little bit more coverage yesterday. it seemed to be stronger over the oakland hills. there is not as much there. there is plenty to go around. kevin leavey in sausalito, cooler. s.p., my high was 60 yesterday in sausalito. i want it warmer, warmer. i tell you, i want it warmer. i wrote him back and said, kevin, i would trade my weather for your weather any day. any day. some warm to hot. others very cold. those ocean temps at 48 to 51 make a huge difference on coast and bay temps. giants-a's about the same as last night. take a jacket. the breeze picks up and it cools off. lots of low clouds and fog. sonoma coast south not much of a breeze as we had yesterday. that's a subtle hint it will be warmer away from the coast. 57 livermore. 58 fairfield. napa 55. fog up around sonoma napa airport. menlo park, stanford and los altos all at 58 degrees. atherton says so are we.
others socked in with the fog. upper 40s and 50s around daly city and pacifica. 90s mid-to-upper inland. 50s, 60s in the bay. cold, fog and drizzle, sal? >> those are my d.c. people there out there near john daly boulevard. >> yes. skyline. westlake. daly city. >> exactly. >> westlake joe's. you know, that whole thing. >> that's good. >> good morning, everybody. let's go out and take a look at the commute. just mentioning westlake joe's makes me hungry. tbh. let's go out to the macarthur maze. it's backed you have for a 15 to 20-minute delay. some improvement up to the 880 ramps. that's the first sign things might be getting before before the commute is over. there is also some traffic that is going to be slow in the south bay, which is -- this is about the peak of the commute getting in the valley here with no major issues. i want to mention that 280, as
we just saw on the maps, is slow. that's going to remain slow to about wolf road. 7:34. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you. an innocent bystander in san jose was hurt. someone in a passing car threw fireworks at her. ktvu's janine de la vega, you're there in san jose. so how is she doing? >> reporter: well, the woman is suffering from burns. you can imagine this was a frightening incident for people who live here in the evergreen neighborhood of san jose. police say don't even think about setting off illegal fireworks. they are stepping up their patrols. this incident happened on tuesday night when the woman was walking home with her young son and his on remington way near quinnby. someone inside a passing car lit what looked like an m80 firework and threw it to the family. the car sped away and paramedics rushed to the scene. >> i saw a female laying on the ground with wounds to her leg
and arm. a gaping wound to her arm was bad and they had already wrapped her leg. >> reporter: we are told police canvased the area looking for the car involved. this comes as the department is cracking down on illegal fireworks. starting friday, special teams are specifically targeting people setting them off. they want to be ready for celebrations that get out of hand. >> sometimes people start using firearms and shooting guns in the air. you know what goes up is gonna come down. that creates another safety issue for all the residents. >> reporter: in san jose, fines for illegal fireworks increase this year. for the first violation, it's $500. for the second, it's $700. and the third violation will cost $1,000. police plan on focusing on parks, schools, and neighborhoods where residents put on illegal fireworks shows. dave, gasia. >> yeah. all right, janine de la vega.
thank you. time is 7:36. a famous nfl player who almost lost his hands in a fireworks explosion is speaking out in it in a new psa. >> i lit up a firework. i thought i could throw it away real quick and in a split second it blew off my hand right there. >> that's jason pierre-paul of the new york giants. he lost parts of several fingers and damaged his right hand in that explosion last year. it almost ended his player career. that psa was released by the u.s. products consumer safety commission. he urges fans, leave the fireworks to professionals. however, if you do decide to use fireworks this holiday weekend, the consumer products safety commission has some safety guidelines for you. take a look. only use fireworks designed for consumers. also, keep a bucket of water nearby. finally, never try to relight fireworks that don't appear to work the first time.
if you want to get a language to the consumer products safety commission safety tips on fireworks go to our channel 2 website ktvu.com. click on the web links tab on our home page. time is 7:37. police in ohio say they stopped a man's bizarre plan to attack a police station using armed mannequins. our sister station in cleveland is reporting police received a tip about the plan earlier this month. officers arrested 51-year-old timothy ward after searching his home and his father's home. investigators say they found bomb-making tears, but not complete bombs. police say he posted videos online that show him posing with mannequins. >> he was going to arm mannequins around the station with armed mannequins, which i don't know that they would shoot us or what. and then he would blow up the station. >> the fbi is helping in the investigation. ward, by the way, due in court
next month. 7:37. new developments about the two bay area families involved in that horrifying crash on interstate 5 tuesday morning where two women and four children were killed. a family member talked to us about this tragedy. a big rig rear-ended a minivan near the community of gorman on the stretch of i-5 called the grapevine. it killed two mothers and four children. only the fathers who were sitting in the front seat survived. ktvu's amber lee talked to the mother of one of the men. as you can imagine, she is heartbroken. she had just seen them this last weekend for a birthday party for one of the kids. the two families often took trips together and they were on their way to the legoland amusement park. activists rallied outside the state building in san francisco yesterday in a new push to have the judge in the brock turner case removed from the bench. >> fire judge persky!
>> rape survivors say they are decision gusted -- disgusted with his handling of the brock turner case. they hand delivered a petition with 1.2 million signatures asking for the judge's removal. >> i would like to say by discrediting the victim and putting the privilege of the perpetrator as factor in defining the outcome of a trial, you show all survivors that their experiences do not matter. >> judge persky faced mounting criticism for facing former stanford swimmer brock turner to six months in jail. he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at a fraternity party. a technician was sentence today one year in jail. he worked at stanford's out patient center in redwood city as apnea these yeah technician. weigh as fire after nurses told management he had been touching patients inappropriately while they were sedated. he pleaded no contest to sexual battery charges, so this case
never went to trial. in addition to one year in jail, he also got three years probation and he must register as a sex offender. some say the judge went end easy on him and they are comparing it to the brock turner case. >> this is a gift to the defendant. it's a gift to stanford university. as you will find, there will be a connection. there must be a connection between stanford university here and perhaps even this district attorney's office and something that we need to look into. >> with these types of charges, the way that the law is written is that the court could have given him a single day in the county jail. there is no minimum the court could have given community service. >> prosecutors say they were hoping the judge would send lastinger to jail immediately, but he was given three weeks to get his affairs in order. time is 7:40. new this morning in afghanistan
taliban suicide bombers attacked a convey of buses filled with police cadets. the "associated press" reports 37 people were killed. 40 others were wounded. now, the first suicide bomber blew up the buses. the second bomber set off his bombs when people rushed to the scene to help the victims. four civilians were among those killed. the u.s. embassy called that attack a cruel and complete disregard for human life. time is 7:41. this morning we are learning that some senior military leaders are concerned about new rules allowing transgender service members to serve in the military openly. the pentagon plans to unveil the regulations in the next day or two. now, under the new rules transgender individuals will no longer be forced out based on their gender identity. however, military leaders are asking defense secretary ash carter for more time. they say the 45 days they were given to come up with an implementation plan and an additional 45 days to put it in
place is just not enough. 7:42. today the nba's free agency period starts here at 9:01 tonight. but the golden state warriors are already making moves to protect their future. yesterday the team extended qualifying contract offers to harrison barnes and festus. it allows the warriors to have a chance to match any offers they get from other teams. their future with golden state will depend on whether the warriors can sign this year's top free agent, kevin durrant. 7:42. months after president obama called for free higher education, one school in san francisco could be steps closer to doing just that. details on how city leaders want to pay for students to attend community college. up next, forget laying out by the beach, hanging out by the pool with the baby oil. everything we did in our youth. there is a safer way to get a golden glow without any of the
sun's damaging rays and their effects. well, if you are gonna get away, perhaps do just that this weekend. i want to warn you coming up about what it's going to be like getting away from the bay area for the fourth and how it will have an affect on the morning commute. stuck in the fog? want to get away? go east. go east! go north! an update on your forecast.
a lot of people like getting a little bit of a golden glow or a nice deep dark tan in the summer months. however, too much sun we now know can be harmful. it certainly increases your risk of skin cancer. this summer you could eat your way to a healthier tan. pam cook back in the studio to explain how we can do this. >> yes. obviously, very attracted to this story. i am like you. i loved to soak up the sun. if you don't want to risk the sun or the tanning bed or the look of the spray tan or those bronzers that rub off on your clothing, head to the grocery store for help with your tan this summer. carrots, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes contain high amounts of beta carotene. that is then converted by the body into vitamin a. both beta carotene and vitamin a can enhance the pigment of your skin, giving you more of a golden glow. now, doctors say tomatoes and kale have the same similar effects. not just on your tan though. they also help your overall
skin health. doctors say vitamin a in kale helps prevent skin diseases and repairs dry and damaged skin, especially from damage due to sun exposure. kale also has a good dose of vitamin c. in fact, nutritionists say it has just as much as citrus fruit. this is why kale is on the list of what nutritionists call super foods. it contains a high dose also of vitamin k, which can help you get rid of skin discolorations, such as dark circles under your eyes. i learned from the health food store, you know, your whole foods or places like that have a good staffed department. they know a lot. they are trained. they are up on this kind of thing. so you can ask them all kinds of things that are concerned about. you can remedy a lot of things with food. >> we talked about the awareness. when we were kids, nobody did sunscreen. these days, your children, their daughters, they are slathered up? >> exactly.
we were just talking about it on the facebook mention, too. a really, really important fact. a lot of people forget or they just, you know, they get lazy or you don't know, 15 minutes at least before you go out in the sun. otherwise, your sunscreen doesn't really have nearly the impact that it would have. so you have it to put it on early. >> good to know. >> all right. thank you. time is 7:48. guess what? steph curry's wife ayesha curry is dishing out delivery. according to tech crunch, the wife of nba all-star steph curry has a new food delivery start-up company called gather. it will deliver ingredients and recipes directly to your door every week. the recipes will be similar to what ayesha cooks at home, including home cooked baby food. ayesha made the announcement in a tweet that leads you to the gathers home page. the company isn't open for business just yet. but if you sign up, you can be
on their waiting list. back to that breaking news we have been bringing you from washington, d.c. officials at joint base andrews just gave the all-clear for the rest of the base, except for the air force hospital where an active shooter was reported this morning. officials have not said if anyone was hurt or any shots were actually fired. officials did say again that an active shooter drill was set at the base, but that the call reportedly came in before the drill started. we know the vice president joe biden was scheduled to fly out of the base for ohio this afternoon. we are monitoring the situation. we will bring you updates as we get them. the lockdown order has been lifted on the base except for that one hospital to be involved. we are working to get information on whether or not any shots have been fired or if anybody was hurt. it seems to be a bit of a positive update. >> all right. 7:49. sal is right over there watching the commute. the toll plaza in particular, right? >> yeah, because when the toll plaza gets better, that means the rest of the commutes may follow.
let's look at that for you right now. you can see traffic is moving along the commute here on 880 to the toll plaza. it's improving. that's the first sign. this is a 20-minute delay. there are no major problems getting into san francisco. this is now -- we don't have 880. i put it in by accident. i will tell you, in fact i can show you on the maps instead, that 880 traffic is going to be busy as you drive southbound 880 from 238 and northbound is a little bit slow from about 238 up to the cal seem. so that's kind of typical as you drive through. you notice 580 traffic is not bad through livermore and 880 traffic gets better after union city. we are beginning to see, steve, as we bring you in here, a little bit of a better commute by tomorrow on the friday before the fourth of july. i have a feeling a lot of people will be up at the lake or whatever they're going. i am thinking of driving up to lake tahoe. do you think it will be that
most locations will cool down on the weekend. not the coast and bay, but inland will. today it will be warm to hot. coast and bay i don't see any change. too much fog. too much in the way of cold temperatures. temperatures will be chilly there. there are 12 fires currently burning in the state of california here. there is some pretty hot numbers. certainly out to the valley with lots of 101s. humidity low. there will be cooler temps starting saturday and for sure sunday into monday. so that will help a little bit. lots of low clouds and fog out there and the low cloud deck made a good push this morning. giants-a's tonight mostly sunny. 63 at game time. west wind 20 miles per hour. bodega bay 28. so they are running below. san francisco buoy very cold. 51 monterey. 52. when you get water temps that cold and 90s and 100s inland, the fog is rearing to go.
sometimes it's held in check by a dome of high pressure. that's what we have. still there. bodega bay south. i think it will burn off sooner. inland temps which cooled off for many yesterday will warm up a bit. mid-to-upper 90s to 100s if you are inland. low 50s morgan hill to gilroy. 59 campbell, santa clara and cupertino in there as well. they are beginning to warm up. cold foggy on the monterey peninsula. up in the sierra warm to hot. 27 tucson. -- 72 in tucson. the humidity is higher in arizona than the deep south this morning. that's that monsoon moisture. some could work its way into southern california. i don't think the parameters are right to take it up to the sierra nevada. so cool coast. hot inland. at least for today. then i think after today we will start to see cooler weather spill in for everybody over the holiday weekend.
if you are heading up to the sierra, warm to hot today and friday. mostly sunny. cooler sunday and monday. mostly sunny. the fog will be lifted and rearing to go as we head into the next couple of days. 50s, 60s, 70s, then 80s, 90s, and 100s. how about that? if you travel around the bay, just watch your car thermometer. 70s to 90s to upper 90s to 100. santa clara valley 90s. 50s on the coast. 60s, 70s, or low 80s. about the same tomorrow and then cooler inland on the weekend. >> steve, thank you. >> you're welcome. 7:56. today the 75th marin county fair kicks off. a big line-up of music, fun, exhibits, and food. the fair features more than 800 categories and thousands of exhibits. there will be several musical performances over the next couple of days. tonight the wallflowers. tomorrow kook & the gange. sheila e. on saturday.
plain white t's on sunday and foreigner on the fourth of july. the rides are included in the ticket price. 7:57. the bay area minor league baseball team is making history by signing two female players. chelsea lit warren and stacey will make their debut with the sonoma stompers. the team is also making history by hiring a female coach. justine siegal will be the team's skipper for a few games. >> it's hard to show what you can do if no one gives you the opportunity. >> let's find the best women baseball players in the country and give them the opportunity. there is five or six girls we have scouted and target and kelsey and stacey are the cream of the crop. >> whitmore just graduated from high school. she will play for cal state fullerton next weekend. >> bravo for them. time is 7:57. we are learning more about the deadly attack at istanbul's airport. next who the officials say carried out the attacks.
plus, a young man hospitalized this morning with life-threatening injuries after police say he was randomly stabbed inside a santa rosa movie theater late yesterday. we will tell you about the man police now have in custody and they say the suspected attacker could be connected to a similar crime. good morning. we are looking at a commute that is improving in some areas now on the san mateo bridge. just moderately heavy as you drive out to the peninsula. "mornings on 2" will be right back. life's morning multitasking for a growing family, and drawers with many layers, to show exactly what you need. life's sharing a meal. and a kitchen with room for everyone.
let's recap the breaking news we have been following. officials at joint base andrews are still working what they're calling an active shooter situation at an air force hospital on that base. just minutes ago the all-clear was given for the rest of the base. the hospital, however, is still under some scrutiny. this incident was reported two hours ago. we have been following it since that time on "mornings on 2". at this point we haven't received any official word whether anyone was hurt. officials do, however, confirm an active shooter drill was scheduled today for the base, and this call about what appears to be the real thing, if you will, came in before that drill had a chance to begin. now, vice president joe biden was scheduled to fly out of that base this afternoon for a trip to ohio. we don't know yet if this situation will delay or even cancel that trip. we'll keep an eye on everything, monitoring the situation, and bring you updates as they become available. well, in other news this morning, a 21-year-old man is in the hospital with life-
threatening injuries. he was randomly stabbed inside a santa rosa movie theater. >> police were able to arrest the suspect shortly after the attack. alex savidge is live in santa rosa. alex, police are trying to figure out if this stabbing is connected to another random stabbing in the city a few days ago? >> reporter: right. police this morning are trying to figure out if the man they now have in custody is the same person responsible for two random stabbings just within a matter of days all here in downtown santa rosa. the latest attack, it was unprovoked according to authorities, and it happened here inside the roxy theater right in downtown santa rosa. it was just after 4:00 this afternoon. it was during a showing of the movie the shallows. a man came up behind a movie goer and stabbed the man in the throat and the chest. he tossed the knife in a trash can outside of the theater and
then calmly walked out of the building. officers though were able to catch up with him and they arrested him just a short distance away, not far from the movie theater. and this morning police are now trying to figure out if the attacker from the movie theater yesterday may be the same person who stabbed a homeless man to death earlier this week. in that case, the victim was stabbed at least 50 times early monday morning as he slept in a doorway. also here in the downtown santa rosa area. and a short time ago we talked with a man who told us he knows the victim in monday's stabbing. >> i hope they figure out if it was the correct person. i knew him. that dude was awesome. he was always smiling. super nice guy. always in a really good mood. >> reporter: now, police have not identified the 23-year-old man that they now have in custody in connection with the stabbing at the theater nor have they identified the young
man who they say was stabbed. that man who was stabbed at random here inside the roxy theater, a 21-year-old man. at last check he is hospitalized with life- threatening injuries. we are working to get an update on the victim's condition and the identity and more information on the man police now have in custody. again he is being questioned, it would seem, in connection with the stabbing here at the theater and then also the stabbing of the homeless man nearby just a few blocks away here in downtown santa rosa earlier this week. >> thank you. time is 8:04. should we talk to steve? find out about the weather? >> i think so. >> people have big plans. >> sunny for some. cool for others. >> yeah. >> those water temps really make a huge difference. some areas are sunny, nice. others warm to hot. others are just cold, freezing. if you have been stuck in the fog, a tough couple of days. santa rosa low-mid 80s.
warmer east san jose and santa clara valley. leanne says it's cold. how cold is it, leanne? i swear i saw a seagull in a ski jacket. [ applause ] . >> there you go. i saw one with a scarf on by the marina. leanne with the comedy on your thursday. it is cold. and when the water temps are 48- 51, that is darn cold, and that keeps very cold conditions coast and in the city. not much of a breeze. that means inland temps are going to bump up. high pressure, i swear, just one little day. that's all it takes here. 50s. 50s. upper 50s. some in the 60s here. look for the fog to win out. as a weak system moves into the north, that will lift the fog bank into the weekend. today warm to hot for some. cold for others. sal, how are things? >> things are getting a little better, steve. we are seeing a little bit of improvement out there. let's start out with the macarthur maze and start there with the traffic not looking too bad. driving through from eastshore freeway, things are getting a little bit better. and when you get to the bay
bridge toll plaza you're seeing the traffic is beginning to thin out, and that -- like we said, this is going to be a transition day. by tomorrow at this time we will see some light traffic when people try to make this fourth of july weekend, since it comes on a monday especially, try to make it a four-day weekend. why not? can you do it? people are. this is 580 westbound. it looks good. here is a sign things are better than normal. 880 is slow at 238, but it's not quite as bad as it is driving to fremont. not great traffic, but better than normal. 8:06. back to the desk. we have some new pictures to show you, new information this morning about the istanbul terror attack. memorial services were held earlier today for five people killed in the bombings. four of the victims, they were from one family from saudi arabia. the number of people who were killed, that number has risen to 43 today. in the meantime, turkish authorities identified the nationalities of the three
suicide bombers. they were from russia, uzbekistan and kyrgyzstan. they believe a chechen terrorist, they planned that airport attack. now, both turkey and the u.s., they are lashing out against isis. >> they are. doug luzader reports from washington that turkish special forces this morning carried out raids against suspected isis mbers. >> reporter: police in turkey say that they have made more than a dozen arrests in connection to those airport attacks that left more than 40 dead. isis, meantime, may have suffered some battlefield losses, but it is hardly defeated. police in turkey conduct raids overnight as they search f anyone who may have been involved in the deadly istanbul airport attack. some appeared to be taken into custody as turkey is drawn more deeply into a conflict with isis or the islamic state.
there were iraq airstrikes against fleeing isis vehicles in iraq killing hundreds of fighters. president obama at a summit of north american leaders suggested isis or isil, as he says, was on the run. >> our collation is on the offensive across iraq, syria, and we will destroy the terrorist group isil. >> [ applause ] >> we will destroy them. >> reporter: and while it's true that the isis dream of a self-governed caliphate in iraq and syria seems farfetched given one battlefield loss after another, the group can still deliver a punch. isis claimed credit for the brussels attack back in march, and all of this is fueling donald trump's attacks on both obama and hillary clinton. >> you know why they are taking our youth? because they look like they are winning. we have to give them a big fat ugly defeat. >> [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: and the new fox news poll confirms public unease. 84% of registered voters say they are nervous now about our
ability to prevent a terrorist attack. and that same poll asked the question, who is winning the war on terror? the u.s. and its allies, or the terrorists? the public is just about evenly split on that question. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. 8:09. new this morning out the oakland an early morning police chase that ended with a chp cruiser slamming into three parked cars. watch video from the scene of that crash near macarthur avenue. the cruiser hit a fire hydrant, light pole and three parked cars before coming to rest on a sidewalk next to a building. it began on 580 near dublin and ended up on city streets in oakland. during the chase the passenger in the suspect vehicle began spray a fire extinguisher at them. 8:09. we are tracking the wildfires in california. in 23 minutes, the latest on the fire in the sierra
foothills and why it's so hard to put out. plus, more tragedy from thefuge wildfire in kern county. and two dogs that were ready for adoption were mistakenly euthanized at a shelter here in contra costa county. how the shelters are responding this morning. good morning. we are looking at improving continues on the commute, especially here in the east bay where things have suddenly got an little bit lighter. we will tell you what we think is going on with the commute coming up. for some it's cold. for others it's nice. some it's warm. some it's hot. i think we will even things out as we go into the holiday weekend. more on that coming up. ♪ hey!
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mishap that led to a four-year- old pit bull named barbie to be mistakenly euthanized. they are also looking into the case of another dog who was named tommy that was mistakenly put down about the same time. there are no details what type of dog it was. contra costa animal services director beth ward told the bay area news group this is especially heartbreaking because the shelter was working with a rescue organization to help save barbie. now, in a statement to that same group it reads in part here, while we cannot undo this terrible mistake, we will learn from it and improve our efforts to save as many lives as possible. some animal activists though, including the group no kill contra costa, have expressed concern over this case. the group advocates for a no- kill policy for the shelter. the shelter again told the bay area news group this year about 80% of animals that were brought into the shelter made it out alive. that's up 45% from just a few
years ago. still though, as we take it back out here, still many questions into what happened. more also into the communications mishap that led to two dogs being mistakenly euthanized. we have reached out to the shelter for official comment this morning, but we have not heard back. back to you. >> thank you. time is 8:15. sal castaneda here. coming up on "the 9", sal, you are going to be sitting down with the chp and talking about what happens if you are on a road trip, you are in an accident, your car is disabled, getting to safety following that terrible accident on the grapevine involving two bay area families. >> that's right. we are going to ask the question. i know the answer is nuance, but in general, gasia, it's always best to not take any chances and get on the road. get on the freeway, you know. that's coming up on "the 9". we are going to ask the tough questions. a lot of people will be hitting the road this weekend and the traffic patterns are going to change. today on eastshore freeway we are going to see traffic that's
about the normal levels. 29 minutes. the traffic is going to be busy as you head out to the bay bridge toll plaza, but when you get to the toll plaza you will see the traffic has improved. now, tonight, as a lot of people are trying to get out for the holiday weekend, the traffic will start getting busier earlier in the afternoon than normal. thursday before a holiday weekend is usually when a lot of people decide to leave. keep that in the back of your mind. i want to mention we have had some bart issues in san francisco. we had a bart -- a small fire on the track at glen park station. the fire is out. bart is recovering. 10 to 15-minute delays out to the east bay. again nothing major. quick look at the south bay commute. i am sorry. a look at the weather. i need you to stretch a little bit, sal. i was trying to put my show together there. >> this is stretch. >> thank you, sir. >> there is 280. >> how is 280, sal? >> steve, i am glad you asked
me that question. 280 is good past highway 17. i am glad we had this conversation. >> thank you, sir. appreciate that. happy thursday everybody for those of you maybe heading out. holiday weekend for some. it's cold, freezing. others it's nice and warm to hot. depending on your location, it does look cooler for all, including you folks up in lake county and eastern contra costa county, santa clara. by the time we get to the weekend, looks like a weak system will move into the pacific northwest. matt says hi, steve. it's a tad cold here this morning in la junta. the comedy. i appreciate that. leanne, steve with the ski jacket on. very nice. reporter joel says love the buoy reports that you show. more of that, please. also, the sweet wave action. you're more than welcome. last year i showed you this. there were about 60 degrees. huge difference. think back if you live in the city. remember the nights were muggy. you couldn't get below 60 degrees. not this time. 51/48. that's three degrees below
average for the end of june. 51 now monterey. that's cold. man, that's cold. so you have 51-degree water temps and that's why it's freezing for some if you are stuck in the fog. 58 to 68. winds have picked up especially outside the golden gate. outside the gate off of point reyes 13 feet. there is plenty going on on the coast. eventually this fog -- it's not going anywhere, but high pressure caps it. that's parking itself over, kind of backed off a little yesterday. now it noses back in. livermore had a west wind at 10 yesterday. not today. that's why they cooled off from 98 to 83. today back in the 90s. of course it's hotter in concord. 50s, 60s on some of the temps. most locations near the coast can't get out of about 59 or 60. a little system up here will eventually work its way in. not until probably friday night or saturday. that will allow cooler weather and that fog bank to make a charge inland as we head into the holiday weekend. 50s, 60s, 70s around the water.
then 80s, 90s, to 100s. 102 for ukiah. upper 90s for some to near 100. brentwood. 70 berkeley. oakland 71. nice. 81 downtown san jose. 86 east san jose. 90s morgan hill to gilroy. low 70s to upper 70s or very low 80s on the peninsula. a little change friday. not much. a bigger change. cooler into the weekend. >> all right. i will accept there. >> there you go. a new warning this morning to eat raw cookie dough. it's not because of the eggs. the fda says it's the raw flour that could make you sick. because of a recent e.coli outbreak, 38 people have been infected across 20 states. this is connected to the general mills recall of monday than ten million pounds of flour over e.coli concerns. fda officials say cooking the cookie dough all the way through will kill the bacteria and then the cookies themselves
are safe to eat. there is a new proposal to make city college of san francisco free for students for the first time in 33 years. last night the board of supervisors voted to send the idea to the full board. the board may vote on it as early as next month. if they approve it, a property tax measure would go before voters in november to help pay for it. a young man who wore a chicken suit to a pep rally is going to get millions of dollars from the school district. why the man's fellow classmates jumped on him. up next in your money business, details about amazon's next big day to save. plus, what walmart is doing to compete. it's been 60 years in the making.
all right. welcome back to "mornings on 2". it's 8:23. hertz is working with lyft and walmart is going head to head with amazon. >> also, the drunk that became popular more than 20 years ago back on store shelves very soon. pam cook back in the studio with more on this mornings money business. >> we are checking in on wall street because it has been pretty volatile since that brexit vote. i want to check in. the opening bell just a couple of hours ago, and the dow has been up most of the morning, actually. up -- a live look right now. up half of a percent. almost 85 points. back to 17,779. i am keeping an eye on the nasdaq and s&p 500 also. they are up just about the same. about a half of a percent. and the nasdaq is back above
4800 at this morning. also this morning, latest report on the job market shows the number of people filing for unemployment rose again in the last week. it still remains at a low level, but the department of labor reports 10,000 new applications were filed last week. that brings the total to 268,000. more jobs are leaving silicon valley. cupertino-based seagate announced it is cutting 1600 jobs by the end of the third quarter. that accounts for 3% of its work force. seagate makes computer hard drives. the move will save it $100 million a year. this morning seagate shares up slightly. just about five cents right now. hertz and lyft are teaming up. they have signed an agreement to supply rental cars to lyft drivers. now, the drivers will have special set rates for renting hertz cars. they can be used for business and personal use. the car is used for lyft will be two to three years old out of the daily rental rotation.
this comes after testing the program in las vegas and denver. hertz has a similar deal it will test with uber in los angeles. lionsgate entertainment will buy starz. that worth more than $4 billion. lionsgate is behind "the hunger games" and "twilight." they have some original programming that includes power and out lander. the deal could close by the end of the year. we know when amazon will hold the next prime day. july 12th, which is a week from this sunday. amazon created the shopping holiday for prime customers last year as something of a half birthday for christmas. last year customers ordered 34.4 million items worldwide. in fact, prime day broke black friday records. amazon prime day deals are only open to prime members. that membership $99 per year. walmart though is ramping up its push to compete with amazon. it began offering two-day
shipping to people who sign up for the shipping pass. it's like prime. anyone can arrange a free 30- day trial and an annual subscription is $49. anyone who pays now will get an extra month for free. the shipping pass again half the cost of amazon prime. ayesha curry delivers. steph curry's wife made the announcement on twitter she has a new food delivery start-up. it's called gather. it will deliver ingredients and recipes to your door every week. the recipes will be similar to what she cooks for her family at home, including home cooked baby food. they are not open yet, but if you sign up now you will be on the waiting list. and do you remember crystal pepsi? well, it's about to hit the store shelves again. now, pepsi announced it's bringing crystal pepsi back for a limited time. the clear cola was a hit for a brief period during the early '90s. you can buy it in the united
states beginning august 8. the company claims people have been begging for the clear soda's return. pepsi says it's back and it's clearer than ever. honestly, i don't remember it. >> i didn't either. >> okay. >> i remember new coke. remember? >> new coke? >> yeah. >> and they were like never mind. >> yeah. okay. >> so interesting. again the soda companies, the fast food companies, they are trying to stay in the business as people move more towards a healthier lifestyle. >> thank you. 8:27. a rally in san francisco trying to recall a south bay judge. >> fire judge persky! >> details on what this group did yesterday in its effort to oust judge aaron persky. a frightening incident in san jose after a firework is thrown at a woman walking with her family. we'll tell you about the incident and what sort of enforcement is in place for the upcoming fourth of july
holiday. looking at some traffic that is still crowded in the east bay. westbound 24 crowded approaching the bart station there, and also we're going to talk about some issues on bart when we come back. foggy, cold for some. nice for others. inland temps looks like after a cooldown yesterday they will bump up a few degrees today. more on the holiday weekend forecast as well.
where the report originated. >> remember we had been reporting that officials had said they, in fact, were not able to say if anybody had been hurt. of course, we also knew early on that an active shooter drill was scheduled for today on that same base. so again the headline at this hour here at 8:31 more than two hours after we started covering this story the situation appears to be resolved, according to the "associated press." officials say there is no active shooter there at joint base andrews. certainly a relief. >> yeah. time is 8:31. let's check our weather. steve paulson is right over there in his office. >> . >> looks like the fog is burning off. an interesting pattern today. yesterday more low clouds and widespread. today it took a path of least resistance. some holes in the clouds. didn't make it as far for some. it snaked its way up the napa side and worked up to
calistoga. that's burning off now and temperatures will start off anywhere from the 50s and will warm up a little bit and tonight mostly sunny for the giants and the a's. 63 west wind at 20 miles per hour. should be a little better than last night. 38 bodega bay. 51 san francisco buoy. 51 monterey. very, very cold. so the fog has no problem forming as long as there is a westerly component. there is. much it's much less today than yesterday. it was very strong for some yesterday. not so bad today. 50s to 60s. north bay temps a lot of 40s. bodega bay at 49 degrees. quite cold for some on the coast. cold and foggy to cool coast and bay. all right. 8:32. looks like you have seen a little bit of lighter traffic is what you're telling me? >> yeah, slowly improving. i think if you are on the road tonight, this evening for the afternoon commute, a combination of people coming home from work and people
leaving the bay area. that makes for more traffic and unusual traffic patterns. san mateo is moderately heavy to the high-rise. it is heavy over to the peninsula. at the bay bridge toll plaza we have seen some improvement, especially if you are driving in on 880 and you have fast track. this is about a 10 to 15-minute delay before the bridge. the south bay continues to have slow traffic. northbound 101 is slow. 280 and 85 slow into the valley. 8:33. let's go back to the desk. all right. thank you. at 8:33 a terrifying accident that happened in san jose. fireworks injured a woman. >> right. witnesses say someone threw fireworks at the woman and her family as they were walking home. ktvu's janine de la vega tells us what happened and how law enforcement is being stepped up for the upcoming fourth of july. >> reporter: this was an awful situation. the woman is suffering from burns. this is exactly what police and firefighters are trying to prevent. they are actually going to be
targeting neighborhoods where there has been problems before. this happened on tuesday night. the woman was walking home from the park with her young son and his on remington way near quinnby when a loud explosion went off. someone threw a firework at the woman. >> i feel like fourth of july is not going to be fun because i don't know if they are, like, driving around doing this on purpose. >> we have developed teams out of the patrol division that are specifically targeting fireworks violations. they are going out into the community. any time a call comes out regarding any type of fireworks violation, they are the ones that are deployed and making contact with the citizens. >> reporter: starting on friday, police will step up patrols, especially in parks, schools, and neighborhoods where people like to put on illegal fireworks shows. this year the fines have increased to $500 all the way up to $1,000.
more city officials such as code enforcement officers and park rangers are able to cite violators as well. they know they are going to be over we willed -- overwhelmed with calls. a nfl player who almost lost his hand is speaking out in a new psa. >> fourth of july i lit up a firework. thought i could throw it away real quick. in a split second it blew off my hand right there. >> that's jason pierre-paul of the new york giants. he lost parts of several fingers and damaged his right hand in that explosion last year. almost ended his playing career. that psa was released by the u.s. consumer products safety commission. at the end of it pierre-paul urges fans to leave the fireworks to the professionals. however, if you do decide to use fireworks this holiday weekend the consumer products
safety commission has some new safety guidelines for you. only use fireworks designed for consumers. keep a bucket of water nearby. and finally, never try to relight fireworks that don't appear to work the first time. now, for a link to the consumer products safety commission safety tips on fireworks go to our channel 2 website ktvu.com. click on the web links tab on our home page. 8:36. fire crews continue to work to contain the trailhead fire. right now that wildfire has burned through 1264 acres. >> right now it's 12% contained. mike was in the sierra foothills this morning. >> reporter: we are standing at the georgetown airport. not because fire crews are using this as their air attack headquarters, but because this is a good geographic point to point out where the fire is. it's on the far side of this airport down the canyon away from georgetown where this fire is burning right now. yesterday we did see some aggressive fire in those
canyons. however, the growth was not explosive. in fact, the latest numbers are under 1,300 acres have burned. about 12% containment. the good news is not a whole lot of explosive growth, but there is some concern. daniel joining me from calfire. we understand the fire is burning away from both forrest hill and georgetown right now. what are you seeing fire behavior wise? >> extremely dry conditions. in this elevation we have pockets of dead trees. that's allowing for a very aggressive fire. now, with triple-digit temperatures, humidity in the teens and gusty winds, that's allowing this fire to continue to be active and difficult to fight this specific one, especially because where it's burning is very remote. access there is challenging. >> reporter: to give you a quick reference point, if forrest hill is here and georgetown is here, this is where the fire is burning. it's in a northeasterly direction. it's burning away from the major populated areas, but there are still homes out this
way. that is one of the concerns as they move forward into day 3 of this fight against the fire. there is a community meeting tonight around 7:00. more information on that will be coming out later today. in georgetown on day three of the trail hide fire, mike tessel. time is 8:38. two deaths blamed on a big wildfire near san diego. the bodies were found yesterday afternoon in a rural part hit by flames. >> it was heart-wrenching. i haven't processed it yet. i am going to go home and cry my eyes out. i cried a little bit with the girls. the image is burned in my retinas. >> the wildfire started week and a half ago. 7600 acres have burned. it is now 97% contained. volunteers have been out there looking for this particular couple. they disappeared ten days ago. we are learning new details about two bay area families involved in a terrible crash on interstate 5 tuesday morning. one that killed two women and four children. a relative of the families talked with us about what
happened. a big rig rear-ended their minivan near the community of gorman on the grapevine. now, the crash killed two mothers and four children. only the fathers who were sitting up in the front seats, the driver and the passenger's seats, survived. ktvu's own amber lee spoke to the mother of one of the men. she says, as you might imagine, she is just heartbroken. she says she just had seen the family last weekend for a birthday party for one of the children. she says the two families often took trips together and tell us they were headed to the legoland amusement park. time is 8:39. two novato high school students charged with killing a classmate and attempting to kill a second one are going to be back in court next week. 17-year-old juan carlos enriquez and 16-year-old edwin rivera were in court yesterday. they are facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder. the prosecutor told the judge he also intends to charge them with gang activity. the lawyer for one of the
suspects insists his client is not in a gang. >> we have absolutely no information that he's in a gang and you saw him in the courtroom. there is no tattoos on him. he is a 17-year-old high school student. his predicament is very serious and he understands that, and he is scared about what's going on. >> now, a third defendant is charged with being an accessory after the fact. authorities are still looking for a fourth suspect. the victim 17-year-old edwin guerra was attacked with a machete and also shot to death. another student was also slashed and shot, but survived reportedly by playing dead. activists rallied outside the state building in san francisco yesterday in a new push to have the judge in the brock turner case removed from the bench. >> fire judge persky! fire judge persky! >> they say they are disgusted with the judge's handling of the brock turner case. they want him gone.
the group hand delivered a petition with 1.2 million signatures asking for judge persky's removal to the california commission on judicial performance. >> i would like to say that by discrediting the victim and putting the privilege of the perpetrator as a factor in defining the outcome of a trial you show all survivors their experiences do not matter. >> the judge has faced mounting criticism for sentencing former stanford swimmer brock turner to six months in jail. turner was found guilty of sexual assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. a former hospital technician was sentenced to a year in jail in a sexual battery case. 57-year-old robert lastinger was apnea these yeah technician. he was fired after nurses told management he had been touching patients inappropriately while sedated. he pled no contest to sexual battery charges, so the case never went to trial. in addition to a year in jail,
he was also given three years probation and he has to register as a sex offender. some say the judge went easy on lastinger. they are comparing this to the brock turner case. >> this is a gift. it's a gift to this defendant. it's a gift to stanford university. as you will find, there will be a connection. there must be a connection between stanford university here and perhaps even the district attorney's office and it's something we need to look into. >> with these types of charges, the way that the law is written is that the court could have given him a single day in the county jail. there is really no minimum the court could have given. >> prosecutors say they were hoping the judge would send him to jail immediately, but he was given three weeks to get his affairs in order. he has to surroundedder by july 23rd. time is 8:42. new this morning in afghanistan taliban suicide bombers attacked a convoy of buses
filled with police cadets. now shall the "associated press" is reporting 37 people were killed. 40 others were wounded. the first suicide bomber blew up the buses. the second bomber set off his bombs when people rushed to the scene to help the victims. four civilians were among those killed. the american embassy called the attack a cruel and complete disregard for human life. time is 8:43. we are learning that some senior military leaders are concerned about new rules allowing transgender service members to serve in the military openly. the pentagon plans to unveil the regulations in the next day or two, and under these rules transgender individuals will no longer be forced out based on their gender identity, but military leaders are asking the defense secretary for more time. they say the 45 days that we were given to develop an implementation plan and another 45 days to put it in place isn't enough. time is 8:43. more problems surrounding the upcoming olympics in rio de janeiro. yesterday parts of a mutilated
body washed up on copacabana beach. the same beach where olympic beach volleyball competitions will take place. this comes as violence is spiking in rio. officials insist they will be ready for the olympic games. yesterday brazilian officials announced they are in the process of finalizing a $93 million security plan. >> operational numbers for public security figures are approximately 47,000 professionals who will operate here in rio and this is in addition to another 38,000 professionals from the defense ministry. >> officials announced they are increasing airport security in rio after the attacks in turkey and in brussels. still to come here on "mornings on 2", a lawsuit involving a high school pep rally and a chicken suit. a multi-million dollar payment to another student because of this. good morning. we are looking at a commute that has some issues,
on 2". it's 8:47. a southern california school district will pay a former student who dressed in a chicken suit millions of dollars. the kern high school district settled for $10.5 million with mitch carter. he sued over injuries suffered six years ago at a bakersfield high school pep rally. he said he dressed as a chicken to mock the opposing team's mascot before a football game, but it was carter's own football team who attacked him because they thought he was shoving a fellow student. >> this is not a frivolous lawsuit. this is an important case and there is a young man that needs to be fairly compensated because he needs care for the rest of his life. >> the jury listened to my story. i am thankful that the court system put in place a system that could allow my to get the help i needed. >> the lawsuit claimed carter suffered a brain injury resulting in slurred speech, disorientation and an injured pituitary gland. a woman from richmond
honored as the nation's oldest park ranger was attacked and robbed in her home. she is hoping a special item that was stolen will be given back. a man got in through a sliding glass door and went into her room where she was asleep. soskin grabbed her cell phone, but he took it from her. he then dragged her from the bed through the hallway and hit her several times. she managed to get away, lock herself into a bathroom while he was stealing her items. >> i expected he was going to kill me. he doubled up his fists and hit me a couple of times sides of my face with all his might. >> police say the man stole an ipad, a laptop computer, a cell phone, and this commemorative coin. it was given to her by president obama because she is the oldest park ranger in the united states. she says most items she can
live without, but that coin is dear to her. she hopes to get it back. time is 8:50. let's check traffic. see how the commute is doing. sal. >> we have a bart delay, dave, because of an earlier fire on the tracks at glen park station. it was a fire that some debris had caught fire, and the fire department did go down to the platform and also sent medics as a precaution here. this is video that we scoured from the web. and you can see that there are a lot of people on the platform. there were delays. the bart system says that the fire has been put out and trains are moving again, but there are delays. 20-minute delays now from san francisco to the east bay. the problem has been taken care of. those are some of the frustrated commuters. bay bridge, that is backed up now as you head up to san francisco. no major problems. also looking at san francisco itself, northbound and southbound 101 doing pretty well. if you are driving on the south
bay freeways, 101 and 280 and 85 are still slow. now at 8:50 let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. and what we have is some fog burning off a little sooner here. there was a little bit more of a cooler push yesterday. so today inland will warm up. should see a little more sun for some closer to the bay. even though the water temps are really cold, it's going to be hard pressed to warm up that much on the coast. fog's not going anywhere. it will be back. fire danger continues to be very, very high in the state of california, as you might imagine. we have 12 fires currently. near 100 inland. humidity is low. it does look cooler. that's the best news i can give firefighters as we head into the weekend. today and tomorrow about the same, but then cooler saturday and sunday. cat smith's headed to a wedding this weekend. i need your hairspray report. i would prepare to use extra hold if that wedding is on saturday. depends where you are, of course. the breeze will pick up in the weekend as a system digs into the pacific northwest. that will lower our heights and
pick up the fog bank. giants-a's mostly sunny. 63. a westerly breeze 15 to 20. 48 water temp bodega bay. 51 san francisco buoy. now 51 monterey. very, very cold, which is why that fog, if you are stuck in it, keeps it cold. looking like it's burning off a little sooner. yesterday we had 20 to 23 miles per hour. only 12 in fairfield. inland temps will warm up a little bit. livermore cooled off dramatically from 98 on tuesday to 83 yesterday. today back into the 90s. 50s for some. upper 50s, low 60s for others. depending on your elevation, some of the higher elevations warming up quick. mid 60s, low 60s for some. looks like a warmer day. 83/72 phoenix and tucson. the reason i bring this up is the monsoon season is just absolutely going bonkers. the humidity is higher in phoenix and also tucson than it is in memphis and atlanta this morning. so the big thunderstorms are booming. some of this moisture could creep into southern california for the holiday weekend.
also maybe into las vegas. i don't think it will make it to the sierra. that system coming in will push it to the south and east. cool coast. hot inland today. it looks like the weekend we will see a little more fog. so a cooler pattern even for those well inland. sometimes it's tough to break this down this time of the year late in june and july. if the sierra nevada, if you are heading up in direction, good luck getting up there. mostly sunny. looks cooler as well on sunday into monday. thunderstorms very close, but it doesn't look like they will make it. just off to the east and south. the fog will make it though. it will be back tonight, tomorrow, and make a good push over the weekend. 50s to 100s. if you are inland, it's hot. the coast and bay cold to cool to nice. 60s, 70s, 80s, upper 90s. even in the santa clara valley as well. san jose warmer. saratoga, san mateo 76, palo alto 80, but 59 d.c. and pacifica. cold and foggy there. not much change friday. cooler into the weekend. dave. >> all right. got it. thank you. >> you bet. i want to give you an
update on a story we brought you in our money business segment. amazon will hold the next prime day on july 12th, which is on a tuesday this year. not on a sunday. amazon prime day deals are only open to prime members. the cost of membership is $99 a year. time is 8:54. girls playing baseball and some are really good. up next, how two players are making history and hope to inspire others.
a bay area line minor league team has signed two female players. they will make their debut tomorrow with the sonoma stompers. the san rafael pacific baseball team also making history hiring a female coach. justine siegal will be stepping in as the team's skipper for a couple of days. >> it's hard to show what you can do if no one gives you the opportunity. >> let's find the best women baseball players in the country
and give them the opportunity. there is about five or six girls that we scouted and targeted and kelly send stacy are the cream of the crop. >> whitmore just graduated from high school. she will play for cal state fullerton next season. piagno played softball for the university of tampa. a woman is joining our ball club today, boys. we are gonna treat her like any other player. no special treatment. >> yeah. ktvu's premiering a new fox show. it's called pitch this fall. kiley burn bury plays a young pitcher. she is the first woman to play major league baseball t debuts in september right here on fox 2. this morning we are talking about global transportation security in light of what happened at the airport in turkey. we are also talking about a story close to home. you're on a road trip with your family. something happens to your car. you're stuck in traffic. cars are coming. do you get out or stay in? might save your life. >> stay in. >> stay with us on "the 9".
arrests being carried out following tuesday's attack in turkey. this morning we are talking national security versus privacy with the counterterrorism expert. and it's social media day. we are taking a look at the trends, the sites people are addicted to, and the amount of time people are spending online. plus, actor alan cumming is in the bay area for a performance tonight at the castro theater. this morning he joins us live on "the 9" with more on his songs. just a spectacular morning looking at out san francisco bay from the transamerica. the treasure island. the bay bridge. all starting to get kind of a little sprinkle of sunshine out there breaking through that classic june day of fog. with that welcome back to "the